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Spy+ Optic Monolith 50/50 Sunglasses

Spy+ Optic Monolith 50/50 Sunglasses
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Go big and bright or go home. Monolith 50/50 sunglasses by Spy+ Optic deliver bold style in a rainbow of colors. The large, polycarbonate single lens is curved for distortion-free panoramas, while Happy™ lens tech scientifically boosts mood. 100% UV protection reduces sun damage and the frame’s ventilation system reduces fog.

Ombraz Armless Sunglasses

Ombraz Armless Sunglasses
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Ombraz solves the biggest gripes about sunglasses: slipping off and breaking. Instead of sidearms, Ombraz uses an adjustable nylon cord that doubles as a lanyard. The lightweight frames have no hinges to bust, and German-engineered optics offer UVA/UVB protection. For every sale, Ombraz plants 20 mangrove trees.

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MarsQuest Audio Sunglasses

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These may look like ordinary sunglasses, but their temples pack tiny speakers, a battery, and a microphone, so they double as headphones. They feature polarized lenses with UVA/UVB protection and offer up to 5 hours of talk and music time via a Bluetooth wireless connection.

Rumpl Shady Sunglass Pouch

Rumpl Shady Sunglass Pouch
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Rumpl’s softly padded sunglass case borrows its looks from the brand’s puffy indoor/outdoor blankets. It keeps your glasses scratch-free and has a DWR finish to resist stains and water. It also fits many phones and has a hidden zipper pocket for storing credit cards or your house key.

Transition Contact Lenses

Transition Contact Lenses

We like prescription sunglasses that automatically change from light to dark depending on the amount of sunlight. But this parody commercial from John Milhiser shows us just how wrong things could go if they put the same technology into contact lenses.

HighRise Sunglasses

HighRise Sunglasses
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Shady Rays’ HighRise offers a modern take on a classic sunglass shape. They feature a single-piece lens with UV protection and polarization to reduce glare. They come with black, brown, blue, or rose gold mirror lenses, and include a microfiber pouch. Each order provides 10 meals to those in need, via Feeding America.

Rheos x Southern Tide Nautical Sunglasses

Rheos x Southern Tide Nautical Sunglasses
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No more summer bummers losing shades that sink to the bottom. Rheos Nautical Eyewear collaborated with Southern Tide to create the preppy clothier’s first sunglass collection… and they float. Six frame styles (men, women, unisex) pair with polarized nylon, shatter-resistant lenses that are clearer than glass.

Rheos Nylon Optic Sunglasses

Rheos Nylon Optic Sunglasses
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There’s nothing like having your sunglasses break or sink like a rock to spoil outdoor fun. Rheos Gear’s lightweight, shock-resistant sunglasses are polarized, UV-protected lenses that boast the benefits of a glass or polycarbonate lenses without the drawbacks. They float, won’t shatter, and have an anti-fog coating.

Tens Spectachrome Sunglasses

Tens Spectachrome Sunglasses

Do you enjoy the distinctive color palettes of Wes Anderson’s movies? Live every day like you’re in one with these special color-enhancing sunglasses, which feature a custom filter lens inspired by the cinematography of the director’s films. Now if only they could make everything symmetrical and fastidiously organized.

McLaren Vision Eyewear

McLaren Vision Eyewear

Performance car expert McLaren is now applying their design and engineering to eyewear. The sleek glasses are made using titanium. Higher-end models are 3D printed from the material, and can be custom printed to fit the wearer’s face. They’ll also offer a new Leica sun lens, with types for driving, skiing, sailing, city life, or golf.

Soxick Night Glasses

Soxick Night Glasses

These polarized eyeglasses reduce glare from bright lights and wet surfaces. They’re great for driving or cycling at nighttime and on cloudy, rainy or foggy days. Their frames are flexible and lightweight. They come in a variety of designs, and clip-on models.

Fos Recycled Plastic Sunglasses

Fos Recycled Plastic Sunglasses
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Barcelona-based Esferica makes the frame of its Fos sunglasses out of recycled plastic. The recycling process makes each frame unique, colorful, and fully recyclable. It also holds hour-long workshops where customers make their own sunglasses.

Readerest Eyeglasses Holder

Readerest Eyeglasses Holder

Readerest’s tiny magnetic holder secures your eyewear to your clothes. Even if you forget that you put them there, the strong magnets will make sure that your glasses stay put. You can also use them to hang IDs, earphones and other slim objects.

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Snap Nico & Veronica Spectacles

Snap Nico & Veronica Spectacles
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How many times have you been off on an adventure only to realize, “Shoot, I forgot to take a picture!” Snap Spectacles are the solution. These camera glasses remove the barrier between you and your subject so you can snap first-person HD photos and video.

Bose Frames Sunglasses

Bose Frames Sunglasses
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Bose’s Frames are sunglasses that have miniature speakers in their temples, directing sound into their wearer’s ears. You can also use them to take calls and call up voice assistants. Bose will also plans to release an app which delivers contextual audio based on location.

Shutoo Transition Sunglasses

Shutoo Transition Sunglasses

Transition sunglass lenses typically take up to a minute to change from dark to light or vice-versa. But Shutoo Gavazzi’s glasses take only less than 2 seconds to do the same, thanks to their electrochromic lenses. Unfortunately, they’re not available for prescription lenses.

Screen Blocking Glasses

Screen Blocking Glasses

Digital billboards, TVs and computer screens are everywhere. If you want a respite from – or just want to be amazed – check out Ivan Cash’s In Real Life (IRL) Glasses. They use polarized lenses that block LCD and LED screens. Their design is a nod to the sci-fi flick They Live.

Sunski Recycled Plastic Sunglasses

Sunski Recycled Plastic Sunglasses
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San Francisco-based Sunski has a new line of sunglasses with flexible frames that are made from 100% recycled plastic. The three designs each come in two colorways and have polarized lenses. Each pair also comes with a lifetime warranty.

Smith Range Sunglasses

Smith Range Sunglasses
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We love the rounded look and subtle metal bridge accent on Smith’s everyday sunglasses, which are equally at home hiking through the woods or on the deck of a yacht. They feature high contrast ChromaPop lenses to enhance color, and come in 5 styles.

Buckler Limited Edition Sunglasses

Buckler Limited Edition Sunglasses
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Man of Many teamed up with Pacifico Optical to create these sweet round lens unisex frames. Each pair features Carl Zeiss polarized lenses, and sturdy 5-joint rivet hinges. Just 100 of each style are being made, in either Amber or Shiraz. Price on purchase page is in Australian Dollars.

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Carbon Fiber Aviators

Carbon Fiber Aviators
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We love the technical look of these aviator-style sunglasses made from real carbon fiber. Unlike most carbon fiber, they’re formulated to have some springiness for comfort. They come with polarized lenses in a couple of different colors, though the blue ones are currently sold out.

Hilx Unfold Folding Sunglasses

Hilx Unfold Folding Sunglasses

The Hilx Unfold are folding sunglasses with spring-loaded hinges. You can unfold them with a flick of your wrist and with just one hand. Their lenses offer UV protection and are resistant to water, dust and scratches, while their frame is made from flexible TR90 plastic.

ROAV Slim Eyewear

ROAV Slim Eyewear
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ROAV’s incredibly thin and stylish sunglasses fit just about anywhere, thanks to their lightweight sheet metal frames and unique micro-spring hinges. They’re screwless, and adapt to the size of each wearer’s head for a comfortably snug fit. They release fresh designs monthly.

Oakley Frogskins Lite Sunglasses

Oakley Frogskins Lite Sunglasses
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Oakley’s trademark lifestyle sunglasses are now available in a classic semi-rimless frame, perfect for medium to large faces. The Frogskins Lite provides UV and impact-protection. The Prizm variant has lenses with enhanced contrast and visibility.

Adidas zonyk Sport Eyewear

Adidas zonyk Sport Eyewear
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Wide peripheral vision and VARiO technology which enables lenses to change from light to dark tint within seconds makes playing outside in the new Adidas Sport eyewear offering full of win. Adjustable temples, double snap nose bridge and detachable Climacool sweat bar too.

DIY Wooden Sunglasses

DIY Wooden Sunglasses

His conversational tone makes this project sound easy, but I Like to Make Stuff actually makes us four-eyes thankful for mass-produced eyewear. We sure as hell couldn’t pull this off. First of all, we’d need glasses. Second, we don’t have nearly enough clamps.

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